The visitor can arrive to Lefkada, by many ways. Specifically, you can visit the island:
By car: Lefkada is the only island which can be visited by car without ferry boats fares by using the floating bridge connecting the island with Akarnia. KTEL buses offer daily services (5 hours) from and to Athens (378 km) and from to Thessaloniki (420 km), everyday bus services (5 hours). The underwater tunnel of Preveza- Aktio create an easy access to the island from northwest Greece and the Port of Igoumenitsa (100 km) forming a great entrance gate from West and Central Europe. The operation of the bridge Rio Antirio makes easier the connection of the island with the rest of Greece and with the port of Piraeus (170 km) which is the second great entrance gate from Europe.
By plane: From Athens are performing daily flights from the international airport of Aktion, 18km from the town of Lefkada, and from Thessalonica 2 flights weekly. Corfu, Kefalonia and Zakynthos are connecting stations. Also there are 2 connecting flights weekly with Crete (Sitia). From April until October, direct flightsare performed from Aktion and Europe.
Connection of Lefkada’s with the surrounding islands
From Nydri to Vassiliki you can find daily ferry boats services for Meganissi, Kefalonia (Fiskardo), Ithaka (Frikes). Also there are tours with tourist boats for all the surrounding island and beaches.
(Click here to see the bus routes)
Useful telephone numbers
LEFKADA BUS STATION
A.Tzeveleki & Filosofon
26450 – 22364
26450 – 26085
ATHENS BUS STATION
100 Kifissou Ave.
210 – 5150108
THESSALONIKI BUS STATION
2310 – 595412
2310 – 595469
VERIA BUS STATION
23310 – 75170
PATRA BUS STATION
Othonos & 58 Amalias
2610 – 274938
Lefkada’s Taxies Association
The taxi services in Lefkada are operating 24 hours a day for any distance and place. For your best convenience we use modern cars with air condition and highly trained drivers, kind and willing to drive you anywhere you wish to go.
The members of the association can also accept calls in order to satisfy your demands, quicker and safer by showing around the magnificent beaches of Ionian Sea and the hospitability of the locals.
Useful phone numbers:
Lefkada: 26450 26555 & 26450 24600
Nydri: 26452 00140 & 26450 92000
Vassiliki: 26450 31330
Boat time-table – F/B
Lefkas Port Authorities: 26450 – 22176
Nydri Port Authorities: 26450 – 92509
Travel Agencies :
Nydri : (DIONI TRAVEL) 26450 – 93278
Vasiliki : (SAMBA TOURS): τηλ. 26450 – 31520 & fax 26450 31522
MEGANISI SHIPPING COMPANY
TEL:(0030) 6984 144 144
Postal Address: Nydri
Departure from: PALEROS, MYTIKAS, LEFKADA, NIDRI, MEGANISI, KEFALLONIA
Flying boats are not operated during this period.
Once the new program of the summer season is defined, we will post it on our website.
The rotation time of P / C “SAINT MAURA” N.P. 26 bridge, that passengers and vehicles use in the northern part of the Lefkada’s channel for the passage of all vessels. Defined daily as follows:
From 08.00 to 22.00 full rotation of the bridge every hour.
From 23:00 to 07:00 the bridge rotates fully, whenever there is a ship.